Mountain West Men's Basketball Scoreboard - Dec. 22, 2012

Dec. 22, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Mountain West teams posted a 4-2 record in non-conference action Saturday. No. 18/15 San Diego State and Colorado State advanced with wins in their respective tournaments, while  No. 21/18 UNLV and Air Force also registered victories. No. 16/17 New Mexico fell from the ranks of the unbeaten and Fresno State lost its fourth straight outing.

  • NO. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE 80, San Francisco 58
  • NO. 21/18 UNLV 89, Canisius 74
  • South Dakota State 70, NO. 16/17 NEW MEXICO 65
  • AIR FORCE 61, UC Riverside 53
  • COLORADO STATE 70, Portland 53

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No. 18/15 San Diego State 80, San Francisco 58
Tapley Lifts No. 18/15 Aztecs Past San Francisco, 80-58
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Chase Tapley made six 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 33 points Saturday to lead No. 18 San Diego State to its 10th straight win, 80-58 over San Francisco in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic. [READ MORE]
No. 21/18 UNLV 89, Canisius 74
No. 21/18 UNLV Upends Canisius, 89-74
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Anthony Bennett had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead No. 21 UNLV to an 89-74 victory over Canisius on Saturday. [READ MORE]
South Dakota State 70, No. 16/17 New Mexico 65
No. 16/17 New Mexico Drops 70-65 Decision to South Dakota State
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Nate Wolters scored 28 points and handed out seven assists, leading South Dakota State to a 70-65 upset of No. 16/17 New Mexico on Saturday. [READ MORE]
Air Force 61, UC Riverside 53
Falcons Pull Away in Second Half Against UC Riverside
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Michael Lyons scored 22 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out three assists and Air Force shot 52 percent from the field in the second half to beat UC Riverside 61-53 on Saturday afternoon. [READ MORE]
Colorado State 70, Portland 53
Colorado State Defeats Portland, 70-53, in Las Vegas Classic
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Pierce Hornung scored 24 points to lead Colorado State to a 70-53 win over Portland in the Las Vegas Classic on Saturday night. [READ MORE]
UCLA 91, Fresno State 78
Fresno State Falls at UCLA, 91-78
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Shabazz Muhammad scored 20 of his career-high 27 points in the second half and the Bruins defeated Fresno State 91-78 on Saturday night. [READ MORE]

Coming Up in Mountain West Men's Basketball
Game Time TV/Webstream
NO. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE vs. Indiana State (1) Noon HT ESPNU
BOISE STATE vs. New Orleans (2) 1 p.m. PT
COLORADO STATE vs. Virginia Tech (3) 8:30 p.m. PT CBSSN
No. 18/15 SAN DIEGO STATE at Diamond Head Classic (1) TBD ESPN2/ESPNU/ESPN3
NO. 16/17 NEW MEXICO at No. 11/11 Cincinnati 9 p.m. ET ESPN2
Yale at NEVADA 7 p.m. PT Live Stream
NO. 21/18 UNLV at No. 23/19 North Carolina 2 p.m. ET ESPN2
Adams State at COLORADO STATE 2:30 p.m. MT Live Stream
AIR FORCE vs. No. 8/9 Florida (4) 4:30 p.m. ET FSN
Sonoma State at FRESNO STATE 1 p.m. PT Live Stream
Corban at BOISE STATE 2 p.m. MT Live Stream
(1) Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu, Hawaii)
(2) MGM Grand (Las Vegas, Nev.)
(3) Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic (Las Vegas, Nev.)
(4) Orange Bowl Basketball Classic (Sunrise, Fla.)
* - Mountain West game.
CAPS denotes Mountain West team.
Bold denotes home team.
Rankings listed according to Associated Press/USA Today Coaches' Top-25 polls.
All dates and times subject to change.
Live stats available for most games.